Director of Communications and PR

Perform Group
(Milan. Italy)
Posted: 12. April 2018
Posted: 
Thursday, 12 April 2018
Location: 
Milan
Italy
Company: 
Perform Group
Company profile: 

Based in Milan, as an experienced Director of PR you will work within the marketing team and deliver our PR strategy in Italy.  Passionate and knowledgeable about a variety of popular Italian sports and incredibly well connected, you are equipped and excited to spearhead publicity campaigns, autonomously with passion and creativity. You understand how the press works and what is important for Italian sports fans.

You know how to lead a team to shape and deliver PR campaigns, events and run a press office function in a way that resonates with different segments of the media and how to best engage with them to tell our story and drive awareness, coverage, and subscriptions.  You will have experience of working with agencies and will have run successful initiatives for a major brand or sports property either in-house or at an agency. 

You are able to make smart decisions, even when faced with ambiguity, think strategically and are eager to put a new spin on what a sports campaign can be.  You can articulate what you are – and are not – trying to do. You are a good listener and a real doer, and are able to multi-task and work at a clip pace.

Job description: 

JOB DETAILS

  • Department: Public Relations
  • Job Title: Director of Communications and PR (ITA0040)
  • Reports to: SVP Marketing DAZN
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Hours of Work: 37.5

JOB PURPOSE (SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?)

Based in Milan, as an experienced Director of PR you will work within the marketing team and deliver our PR strategy in Italy.  Passionate and knowledgeable about a variety of popular Italian sports and incredibly well connected, you are equipped and excited to spearhead publicity campaigns, autonomously with passion and creativity. You understand how the press works and what is important for Italian sports fans.

You know how to lead a team to shape and deliver PR campaigns, events and run a press office function in a way that resonates with different segments of the media and how to best engage with them to tell our story and drive awareness, coverage, and subscriptions.  You will have experience of working with agencies and will have run successful initiatives for a major brand or sports property either in-house or at an agency. 

You are able to make smart decisions, even when faced with ambiguity, think strategically and are eager to put a new spin on what a sports campaign can be.  You can articulate what you are – and are not – trying to do. You are a good listener and a real doer, and are able to multi-task and work at a clip pace. We’re on a mission to change the game within the sports media broadcasting industry.

progressive, fast-paced global organisation.  Our goal is to be the place that fans love to watch sport.  To this end, we’re united in our passion for driving change and creating a better deal for sports fans.

Key elements of our culture:

  • Being empowered to think differently, to break the rules and challenge the status quo
  • Being driven to succeed without being overly ruthless
  • The ability to focus on things that matter
  • Being passionately curious
  • Being prepared to challenge your colleagues to make us better
  • Honest and straightforward communication and being open to direct feedback

DAZN is our sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles.

Based on the success of DAZN revolutionizing the way we watch sports in DACH, Japan and Canada we plan to launch DAZN as an OTT service in Italy during 2018 and 2019

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